The Instagram Accounts to Follow for Serious Braiding #HairGoals

Summer is so close you can smell it. (It’s that scent of freshly cut grass wafting from the green across the way.) And this means one thing only: It’s time to master the art of braiding.

Plaits and braids are a top trend for spring and summer 2016, and whether you’re planning a festival look or getting set for wedding season, we’ve got some hair-spiration for you. Because nothing says “I’m just popping backstage at Glastonbury, toodles” like a relaxed side-slung fishtail braid, or “I’m not the bride, stop staring” like an up-braided topknot.

We’ve tracked down the Instagram accounts to follow for some serious braiding #hairgoals, so keep scrolling for a severe case of hair envy. (But recover quickly and get practicing…)